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are still far apart on a deal. cbs reporter danielle nottingham has the latest now from washington. >> reporter: the obama administration is warning americans to get ready for nationwide flight delays. transportation secretary ray lahood says if next week's automatic spending cuts go through, he will be forced to cut air traffic controllers. >> flights to major cities like new york, chicago and san francisco and others could experience delays of up to 90 minutes during peak hours. >> reporter: republicans accuse the white house of using scare tactics to force them into a budget deal. president obama called mitch mcconnell and john boehner thursday. he told al sharpton's radio listeners the gop appears willing to let the cuts go through. >> their basic view is that nothing is important enough to raise taxes on wealthy individuals or corporations and they would prefer to see these kinds of cuts. >> reporter: democrats say if the cuts go through, dozens of federal agencies will have to trim workers affecting everyone from food inspectors to fbi age
of climate change. >>> undetoured by freezing temperatures, tens of thousands rally inside washington, d.c. demanding the barack obama administration on climate change and reject the pipeline. >>> the president earlier this year said he would push the pipeline through. sounds more cautious in his state of the kwraoup address. >> if congress will not act soon to protect future generations i will. i will direct my cabinet to come up with executive actions that we can take to reduce pollution, prepare our communities for climate change and speed the transition to more sustainable sources of energy. >> reporter: it will run from canada to the gulf coast. they claim the extrapgz of oil from tar sands generates more greenhouse casses. they said the president has gone part way but they want more. >> now we want him to do the next thing, say no to the keystone pipeline and say yes to cutting carbon from existing power plants. >> reporter: the keystone pipe line will be a difficult decision for the barack obama administration. and, of course, there is no ro
with the rain from this snow maker. >> mike, thank you. >>> there is no sign of a break in washington in the battle of bucket budget cuts. president obama is pushing congress to make smaller cuts. bill is at the white house. >> reporter: good morning. this hour the president is speaking making the case that congress should keep the spending cuts from going into effect. >> it's so troubling that just ten days from now congress might allow a series of automatic severe budget cuts to take place. >> reporter: in less than two weeks, more than $85 billion in across the board cuts are set to take effect. the pentagon would see roughly half of those reductions and that's a major point of contention among republicans. still, it's the mandatory cuts in domestic spending that would hit americans the hardest. there could be furloughs of food safety employees leading to a shortage of meat poultry and eggs and pushing up food prices. 50,000 tsa workers could see their hours cut back. that would mean longer security lines for air travelers. and more than 350,000 people who need
reform is a hot button issue in washington. senators are working on a bill and an unfinished proposal by the obama administration suggests a path that would take 13 years. in san francisco, elissa harrington, kpix 5. >> thank you. >>> one of the high-speed rail's biggest enemies could become an ally. kpix 5's don knapp says that's only if neighbors on the peninsula get their way. don. >> reporter: liz, it's not that folks here in the peninsula are opposed to the concept of high- speed rail. what they are opposed to is a prospect of having streets and neighborhoods torn up for years while they expand the right of way. now there's legislation that could resolve that. a caltrain rolls into palo alto on a side of right of way. now after a century of development communities have moved up to the edge of the tracks. here at alma and churchill palo alto high's athletic fields and stadium border one side of the tracks. the busy road and compact neighborhoods border the other. expanding the right of way would take them out. that's what california's high- sp
hikes. danielle nottingham reports. >> reporter: president obama called in police and firefighters to help him talk republicans oust letting the budget cuts take effect. the automatic cuts known in washington as the sequester kick in march 1st. they were designed to be so severe they'd force lawmakers to reach a budget deal, but they haven't yet, and now the president is pushing a short-temp fix to allow more time to reach a compromise. >> there's a smarter way to do this, to reduce our deficits without harming our economy. but congress has to act. >> reporter: the white house wants a plan with smaller spending cuts and more tax revenues. republicans say the government is already too bloated and higher taxes should not be part of this equation. the budget expert says the automatic cuts will hurt the economy, even though most government agencies should be able to weather them. >> most organizations can manage a cut of 5%, 7% in their budget without long-term harm. i don't mean it won't be painful. it will be. >> reporter: allen simpson and erskine bowls who
be made elsewhere. >> there's no reason they should be furloughed or laid off. >> president obama is trying to pin the blame for the last-minute budget crisis on congress and with both chambers on recess this week he has the stage here in washington all to himself. >> i'm hoping while they're back home, they're hearing it from their constituents so when they get back here, they're ready to do some work and we can avoid these automatic spending cuts. >> but congressmen back home may not be getting the earful the president's hoping for. while nearly half of the americans want to avoid it less than 40% want to let it happen and some of capitol hill agree with the 40%. >> not only should the sequester stand. many pundits say the sequester falls short. >> if the cuts kick in, that same poll shows more people would blame republicans in congress than the president. now some areas these budget cuts will not affect social security medicare, medicaid, and food stamps. anne-marie, the projections say eventually half a point will be shaved off gdp because of these cuts
." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news in washington, "face the nation" with bob schieffer. >> schieffer: and good morning, again on a day when there is no shortage of questions. we welcome dennis mcdonough president obama's me chief of staff, who i presume has brought many answers with him this
all in washington right now. and for a media at the national governor's association. governors from both parties joined yesterday to condemn the automatic cuts as they will meet with president obama on monday and tomorrow on kpix5 this morning, the sequester deadline looming in the blame game. >> and this is being done by some in congress that sigh no role for the federal government and they think that the best way for them to have cuts is to literally murder our economy. >> i don't think that any of them really understand and appreciate what the problem really is because no one has an excellent strategy. >>> plus, new calls for audits. the state senator is going to join us live on the studio this morning starting at 7:30 a.m. tomorrow. we hope that you'll join us for that as we will be here for you and so will you with a drier forecast? >> yes, that's the way it is looking. a little chilly, but on the sunnier side. nudging about 60 degrees in most parts of the bay area. in the extended forecast, we'll warm it up as we head towards the end
house is vowing to go after cyber thieves around the world, the obama administration plans fines, penalties and trade sanctions against any government that sponsoring hacking. bob orr is in washington. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie and norah. we're in the middle of a broad-based cyber asalt. the latest victims are u.s. media companies and social networking sites. in just the last month, apple, facebook twitter and three major u.s. newspapers have all reported cyber attacks. e-mail systems have been breached and personal data lost. to cyber spies intent on stealing valuable information. >> there's a lot of evidence that points back to china. >> reporter: kevin mandiant just issued a detailed report claiming most cyber attacks are carried out by teams inside the chinese military. is there proof that the chinese government is sponsoring these attacks? >> it would be hard to imagine in an enclosed society where they monitor internet use they don't notice thousands of attacks coming out of their architecture. >> reporter: mandiant identifies thi
-th >>> president obama saying that teachers emergency responders and other government workers will lose their jobs if congress doesn't take action. automatic across-the-board spending cuts are set to take effect march 1. it's known in washington as the sequester designed to be so severe that it would force lawmakers to reach a budget deal. well, today the president called in police and firefighters to try to convince republicans to agree to a short- term fix that will at least delay the deadline. >> so these cuts are not smart. they are not fair. they will hurt our economy. they will add hundreds of thousands of americans to the unemployment roll. >> the white house wants a plan with smaller spending cuts and more tax increases. republicans say higher taxes should not be part of the equation. >>> are you looking for a job? you are in luck. there are hundreds of openings in the bay area right now and you don't need any tech know- how. kpix 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts says, they will even help pay for your groceries. >> we have chocolate, cream
a deal. officials tell us there are no secret negotiations under way. one reason for that the obama administration thinks it is winning this debate and public pressure will force the republicans to give in. charlie, gayle? >> bill plante thanks. >>> also in washington cbs news political director john dickerson. john, good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> put this thing in context for us in terms of what we are talking about and what we're not talking about. >> well you know it's a good point. step back here. what we're not talking about in this sequester is the actual long-term drivers of this deficit problem, and so as people look at this fight, which is the 900th chapter in the constant fights over the budget what's happening is a debate about dumb cuts to a portion of the budget and everybody agrees they're dumb in terms of just being blunt, a portion of the budget that really isn't driving the long-term deficit problem and that long-term, those long-term costs are health care costs so we have washington can't agree on these funds, they really can't agre
andrews is in our washington beer you with washington bureau with the latest. good morning. >> good morning, rebecca. we're down to four days when these deep budget cuts again. president obama's key argument is it will cost jobs and hurt the recover i economy. >> my hope is we can see a different course taken by congress. this should be a no-brainer. >> reporter: the president has spend part of the last nine days appearing with the schoolchildren who could lose their teachers and with the first first responders who say they could lose their jobs if the spending money supporting them is cut across the board. i've been very clear that these kinds of arbitrary automatic cuts would have an adverse impact on family on teachers on parents who are reliant on head start programs on our military readiness, on medical health services medical research. this is not a smart way to reduce the deficit. >> reporter: but they point out the cuts will be gradual and very few policemen are paid with federal money. >> it's untrue unfair dishonest, disingenuous. he puts law e
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